On November 20, 2020, Vantage Data Centers (“Vantage”) announced its acquisition of the hyperscale data center business from Hypertec in Montreal. Hypertec is a global technology provider that offers a wide range of cutting-edge infrastructure technology products and services. Its 49MW campus includes 25MW across two existing facilities and 24MW of expansion capacity, and expands Vantage’s total footprint in the Province of Quebec to 81MW of IT capacity across three campuses.
Vantage powers, cools, protects and connects the technology of the world’s well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises. Developing and operating across six markets in North America and six markets in Europe, Vantage has evolved data center design in innovative ways to deliver dramatic gains in reliability, efficiency and sustainability in flexible environments that can scale as quickly as the market demands.
Miller Thomson advised Vantage with respect to this transaction with a team led by Y. Ken Chun (Corporate/M&A) and including among others Jay Sernoskie, Michael Caruso, Grégory Morin-Maltais, Erin Elias and Carol Bai (Corporate/M&A); Chantal Joubert (Real Estate); Gary Rosen and Audrey Boiteau (Labour & Employment); Kim Ozubko (Pensions & Benefits); Alexandre Ajami and Tai Nahm (Intellectual Property/Information Technology); Eric Dufour and Reema Mahbubani (Competition); Adina Georgescu and Alexandre Macbeth (Municipal Tax); Andrew Etcovitch and Marie-Hélène Tremblay (Tax); Francis Trifiro, Kevin Plowman and Jean-Charles Panzini (Financial Services); and Ellen Kim and Kayla Sommerville (Articling Students).